Pepper Road: A Shopping Journey Like No Other

This alliance of 10 area shop owners draws together a wide range of services and products. Step inside Pepper Road & Friends and find out more about this group of small antique, vintage and boutique shops.

Wauconda, on a Lake Like No Other

Since it was settled more than a century ago, the shore of Bangs Lake has lured Chicagoans looking for a summer escape. Wauconda has changed plenty, but one things remains constant: the allure of the lakefront.






Green Box Boutique

100 Cass Street Woodstock, IL 815-669-6003 www.greenboxboutique.com

Milestones: Out of the Box Celebrates Six Hard-Earned Years

Never mind that it opened at the beginning of an economic recession. This whimsical gift store is thriving, thanks to its unique products, ideal location and loyal base of customers.






Nooks & Crannies

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.






Nooks & Crannies, Fall Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.






Fall Fashion: Autumn’s Flare

Contrast those natural colors with bright, bold accents in this season’s style.






Success Stories: Wear Did U Get That

Stephanie Ormsby goes where the big-box clothing stores don’t, as she outfits women of all ages for all occasions. Discover how customer service and the fulfillment of a local niche equal success.






Threads

Women’s & Men’s Clothing and Accessories
118 S. Main St., Wauconda, Ill.
(847) 526-2058






Sprightly Spring Fashion

Bright colors and simple slenderness mark this season’s hot styles.